Definition of vine
1a : a plant whose stem requires support and which climbs by tendrils or twining or creeps along the ground; also : the stem of such a plantb : any of various sprawling herbaceous plants (such as a tomato or potato) that lack specialized adaptations for climbing
2 : grape 2
Recent Examples of vine from the Web
Black plastic mulch is beneficial to certain vegetables including tomatoes, eggplants, peppers and vine crops.
The newest region to excel in chardonnay is Elgin, where vines have been replacing orchards; chards like Kershaw and Paul Cluver offer a nice balance between the riper and leaner styles.
Some orcs imprisoned in elaborate vine growths came as a surprise though, as did the relative calm of the nearby wildlife—creatures that usually attacked Talion on sight simply watched us walk deeper into the swamp.
Composed of 80 percent grenache and 20 percent syrah from vines up to 100 years old, this is a special wine that delivers beyond its appellation and its $30 retail price point.
Rosé is no longer just a byproduct of red wine or something made from rotten grapes or younger vines (this was all the rage in the 90s).
Mom moved through it with grace, elegant as a cat slow-stepping over tangled vines, the subject of men’s darting eyes.
Brush piles that are badly tangled or include nails, metal, stones, vines, willow whips, root balls or lumber will not be collected.
Garden plant sale Shop over 8,000 perennials, annuals, trees, vines and vegetables.
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Definition of vine
: to form or grow in the manner of a vine
First Known Use of vine
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Definition of vine for English Language Learners
: a plant that has very long stems and that grows along the ground or up and around something (such as a wall or tree)
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Definition of vine for Students
: a plant whose stem requires support and which climbs by tendrils or twining or creeps along the ground
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